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, those who lost and all affected by the tragedy in connecticut. also here in san francisco at grace cathedral, all remaining holiday concerts will be dedicated to those victims. reporting live in san francisco, skier -- kyra clapper, abc news. >> i'm sure you are right. it is going everywhere. >>> those who knew adam lanza said he was a shy and socially awkward member. he was an honor student and member of the tech club. >> i know she had issues with school. she eventually wound up home schooling him. she battled with the school district. in what capacity i am not certain. whether it was behavior or learning disability. >> adam lanza's father, peter issued a statement. it says "our hearts go out to the family and friends who lost loved ones. we too are asking why." and this morning we are learning new details about the young victims of friday's shooting rampage. it is only amplifying the heartbreak of the national tragedy. we have willed to you before how tonight president obama is going to visit these grieving families in person. laura anthony is in new town, connecticut -- newton
. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says e
in the wake of the shootings in connecticut. >> at delores park in san francisco, people brought candles and stood even in the rain and they talked about how this country needs to curb gun violence. while there have been many mass shootings, some people hope the latest tragedy will be a tipping point. >> i like to believe that because it's very innocent, very young children that this will really cut through a lot of the mess in dc. i'm a brand-new mom. i have a 7-week-old who i have brought out. and my heart, like every parent across america, is breaking right now. when the president cried, there were parents crying with him. i like to think that this can be a real moment for us. >> the delores park vigil was one of about 16 around the bay area that were suggested by the liberal organization moveon.org. >>> we have a lot more details on the victims and shooting investigation on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, meanwhile, it is sunday here and we may have some rain on the horizon this morning. >> saw a little bit yesterday and sounds like we're not going to have a chance to dry out for s
a prayer vigil is expect to do take place in san francisco as the aids memorial grove. vigils popped up all over the country including this one at mill valley where 20 people turned out to remember the victims in connecticut. we have more on another vigil held in walnut creek last night. >>> this candlelight vigil came together within just a few hours. organizer ashley month refelt compelled to do something after watching news reports through out the day. >> our hearts are broken but when we gather here like this it shows our spirits aren't broken. >> among those in the crowd were elementary aged students. >> did you hear it through a friend or on the phone? >> i heard it from my mom. >> his mother tells me he had a conversation with them about the shooting in connecticut when she picked him up from school. >> i thought it was important for them to know what happened. usually i try to shield them from events but this was too close. >> she helped them understand what families are going through. >> i can't image going to the school hoping that it wasn't my child in classroom, but at the same
on the san francisco skyway.f@2> it's really heavy out there. be prepared to wait. stay with us. abc 7 news >>> instagram backed off service that was released yesterday. >> the policy stated koit share user pictures, likeness and information with facebook that, information could then be used for advertising through both serviceej9ñ autos after anger owe online, today, instagra m announced it will issue a new policy on the wlog, the co-founder says there is misinformation about changes and says there is no intent to sell user photos. the plan to create advertising based on interests. he said instagram does not own user photo autos neels ongeting into radio. cloud software giving ora cell a big boost. >> that and more on this afternoon's bloomberg after the bell report. >> ora cell after the bell and the company generated $4 billion in profit on sales of more than $9 kbrinl. both numbers topped analyst estimates. customers have been adding cloud computing software that can be accessed online, and that is helping offset weakness in hardware business much came through sun micro kiss sis tims.
. yes, in san francisco. but almost 600 weapons were turned in yesterday as part of a buyback plan. i think you would see that kind of thing going on with assault weapons across the country if the congress made that kind of statement. >> bill: congressman john yarmuth here, man of the hour in studio with us. your calls welcome at 1-866-55-press. congressman, final question before we go to a break we've seen, of course, you name it, where do you start and where do you end? virginia tech, aurora, colorado, portland oregon, and now newtown, connecticut. this seems to be the game changer though, doesn't it? because -- >> i don't think there's any question about it. >> bill: 20 6-year-olds. >> there was no protection for them. they were helpless and innocent and this whole -- this is kind of the other end of the extreme argument. when you say to people well, some have done it. the principal ought to have a gun. should have the kids have had guns in their lunchboxes? that's what i wrote in the column. it is absur
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